New Criminal Case Under Investigation in Oryol

Photo: Oryol City

A preliminary investigation was completed concerning a 55-year-old Oryol resident, Sergey Skrynnikov. This is the second criminal case in the city following the Dennis Christensen case.

Case of Skrynnikov in Oryol

Oryol Region
Case number:
Current stage:
verdict took effect
Suspected of:
according to the investigation he participated in religious services, which is interpreted as participating in the activity of an extremist organisation (with reference to the decision of the Russian Supreme Court on the liquidation of all 396 registered organisations of Jehovah’s Witnesses)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (2)
Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Oryol Region
Case initiated:
20 February 2018

Number of the case in court: 1-121/2018

Considering on the merits: Zheleznodorozhnyy District Court of the City of Oryol

Judge: Gleb Borisovich Noskov

Persons in the case



Следователь А. Компаниец возбуждает дело против Сергея Скрынникова по ч. 2 ст. 282.2 УК РФ (участие в деятельности экстремисткой организации).


Сергей Скрынников привлечен в качестве обвиняемого и допрошен. Избрана мера пресечения — подписка о невыезде. В доме Скрынникова проведен осмотр, не выявивший ни одного предмета, запрещенного законом. Ряд «доказательств» по его делу выделен из дела Кристенсена.


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